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Jul 9, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on September 11, 1996.
Representative for Wisconsin's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 30, 1996
Length: 8 pages
To extend the authority of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, and for other purposes.
7/30/1996--Reported to House amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Overseas Private Investment Corporation Title II: Trade and Development Agency Title III: Export Promotion Programs within the International Trade Administration Title IV: ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3759 — 104th Congress: Exports, Jobs, and Growth Act of 1996. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3759
“H.R. 3759 — 104th Congress: Exports, Jobs, and Growth Act of 1996.” www.GovTrack.us. 1996. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/104/hr3759>
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